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Re: a little advice please

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  • mukki2@yahoo.com
    I don t really have any answers to your questions, but you might want to check www.holisticat.com. The site has information on herbal remedies as well as a
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 30, 2000
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      I don't really have any answers to your questions, but you might want
      to check www.holisticat.com. The site has information on herbal
      remedies as well as a message board.

      --- In feline-heart@egroups.com, "the chunns" <chunn@j...> wrote:
      > Hi - my kitty, TC, who is 14 and on lasix and enalapril is not
      eating
      > well. When all this started in March, his kidney functions were
      fine.
      > Lab work a week ago showed his BUN and Creatinine are now
      > elevated and the vet said to start him on KD. His other vet agreed
      > with that but also said to cut the lasix in half, which I have
      done.
      > Hopefully, he won't start coughing. Anyway, he doesn't like the KD
      > so I switched him to NF and he does not care much for that either.
      > Does anyone have any advice on how to stimulate his appetite?
      > Or is there another food that is ok for the kidneys? My original vet
      > said enalapril is hard on the stomach and I should give him pepcid,
      > but I just read that pepcid should not be give if there is already
      a
      > problem with an irregular heart beat. Also, does anyone know what
      > a good dose of dandelion might be - I think it is supposed to work
      > as a diuretic but be easier on the kidneys. Any advice would be
      > greatly appreciated. Thanks so much.
      >
      > Pat
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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